Michael Parenti: Capitalism vs. Reality (2015) + Michael Parenti on Bernie Sanders


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with Michael Parenti
Writer, Dandelion Salad
Originally published November 20, 2017
February 28, 2019

“Capitalism has given us neither democracy nor prosperity.” — Michael Parenti

anti-imperialism on Oct 31, 2017

Springfield, Illinois, 6th October 2015.

This took ages to upload and the audio might be a bit loud or quiet at some points, sorry.

[Parenti begins at 6:55]

[Clip from above video]

Michael Parenti on Bernie Sanders

anti-imperialism on Jul 5, 2017

Michael Parenti answers a question about Bernie Sanders, while Sanders’ presidential campaign was going on in 2015.

Michael Parenti is an award winning, internationally known author. His most recent books are The Face of Imperialism (a critique of the U.S. global empire; 2011) and Waiting for Yesterday: Pages from a Street Kid’s Life (an ethnic memoir about his early life in Italian Harlem; 2013); and Profit Pathology and Other Indecencies. For further information about his work, visit his website: www.michaelparenti.org.

From the archives:

Abby Martin and John Perkins: Corporate Assassins Determine World Order

Michael Parenti: The Culture Struggle

Will Griffin: Michael Parenti’s The Face of Imperialism

I Call For A Constitution 2.0

The Openly Plutocratic Domination of U.S. Politics by Paul Street

Michael Parenti: Marxists vs Liberals on Capitalism

What Was Verifiably Great About America: Fragments of a Memoir Set to a Musical Soundtrack by Phil Rockstroh

Pull Down That Statue of the U.S. Constitution by David Swanson

Michael Parenti: The Threat of US Imperialism (2013) + Capitalism’s Self-Inflicted Apocalypse by Michael Parenti (2009)

Michael Parenti: Does Capitalism Work? (2002)

Plutocracy I: Political Repression in the U.S.A. + Plutocracy II: Solidarity Forever (must-see)